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ingrown hair on my lip

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Carter
44 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Warm soaks: This would be an unusual place for an ingrown hair to occur. Quite possibly this is actually a small inflamed cyst in this area. Sometimes frequent ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Sounds right: This is not uncommon. Try warm smokes in the bathtub to draw out the infection. If this does not clear it up you will need an antibiotic. In the futu ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Good description: It is very likely that those are ingrown hair stubbles from the recent shaving that can cause a small pimple called folliculitis. However, in this for ... Read More
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Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
Ingrown hairs: are more likely after shaving. Why don't you use depiiadatory?
A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is possible to get ingrown hairs without shaving. Shaving does make it more likely that you will get ingrown hairs. Use warm compresses on it so th ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
You need: to have this checked out! It sounds like you have a infection with a local lymph node "filtering" it Apply moist HEAT for now and go to Walk in Unit f ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jayson Dupre
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Warm compress : If no signs of infection, fever, puss drainage or band of redness that is getting bigger around it, apply a warm compress to the area a few times a da ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Difficult to say: but it is probably something benign, not cancer. Show it to your gyn for proper diagnosis and treatment.
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Lin
Dr. Jeff Lin answered
13 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Keep the area clean: So it doesn't get infected. If bleeding doesn't stop or gets swollen/infected, you should see a gyn
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
20 years experience Dermatology
Cyst : This may represent a small cyst. This can be excised in the office usually. Alternatively, it could be a small boil. Consult your ob/gyn or dermatolog ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See doctor: Pain often suggests the presence of an infection. If you have trouble drinking after the fluid has passed your lips, you need emergency care- rush to ... Read More

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